She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of the Philippines in 1985, and MA in Studio Arts and Art Education from the New York University (NYU) in 1988. She creates drawings, paintings, mixed media, video, installation and sculpture. Her recent solo exhibits were “Pencilworks” at the Manila Contemporary in 2009, “Domestic Bliss,” at the Green Papaya Art Projects and “Madre” at the CCP, both in 2008. She participated in the group exhibit Small Works, 25th Annual Art Exhibition at 80 Washington East Galleries NYU in 2002. She exhibited at “Underground/Boston-New York Artists Exchange” at the Revolving Museum at For Point in Boston, MA, and Critic’s Choice at Gallery 402 in NYC, both in 2001. Her works are included in the book Vestiges of War by Luis Francia and Angel Shaw, NYU Press 2002. She received an art residency grant in Yogyakarta in summer of 2009 from Valentine Willie Fine Arts, and a Video Grant from the Astraea Foundation, New York in spring 1999.